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The Wreck Of The Surat

By: Collins, Bruce E.

Price: NZ$42.00

Publisher: Dunedin, Otago Heritage Books:

Seller ID: 20912

ISBN: 0908774362

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


1" abrasion to title on front cover.; Second edition. An edition of 100 copies, issued in 2004 to mark the 130th anniversary of the wreck. This edition has some additions on page 40, and the note on the circumstances of the "Second Printing" on the title page. 40 pages. Illustrated thin card wrappers. Page dimensions: 238mm x 174mm. Illustrated. "On Wednesday, 31 December 1873, at about 9.50pm, the 1,000-ton square-rigged sailing ship Surat struck rocks off Chaslands Mistake on the South Otago coast. The story which unfolded had the ingredients of a Hollywood movie - the captai... View more info

Rocks, Reefs and Sandbars: A History of Otago Shipwrecks

By: Collins, Bruce E.

Price: NZ$60.00

Publisher: Dunedin, Otago Heritage Books: (1995)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20486

ISBN: 0908774222

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


No signatures. Some brusing and creasing. ; 208 pages. Page dimensions: 209 x 146mm. Illustrated. A "survey of 149 vessels, large and small, lost on Otago's eastern and western coasts over a period of 158 years" - from blurb on rear cover.; "Southern Heritage 150" series, Number 5. View more info